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Tips To Avoid And End A Tantrum

Tips to avoid a tantrum   1.  Make sure your child has enough food and rest 2.  Redirect a frustrated child to another activity 3.  Offer choices: instead of saying, “go to bed now” say, “what do...

Raising A Grateful Child

 raising a grateful child   In the holiday season, many of us find ourselves caught up in a whirlwind of activities, shopping, and family and school events. The focus of Thanksgiving is ostensibly a reme...
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Back Talk And Eye Rolling

Riding the emotional roller-coaster of life with a middle school child. Contributed by the Parenting Center When we talk about the middle school years, it’s important to try to remember what those years are ...
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Discipline Advice By Ages

Parenting falls somewhere between an art and a combat zone. Still, unless there is a real problem, most parents don’t look beyond their friends and family for parenting help. Although there is no one way to par...
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10 Tips Changing Challenging Behavior

Here are some effective techniques for getting the behavior you want while building the relationship you need: Plan ahead to avoid problems. Make sure a child’s basic needs for sleep, food and physical activit...